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Third Time This Week Jewish Site in France Hit by Gunshot

December 26, 2014 - 4:23 PM
 
Yaalon: El Matan Firebomb Terrorists Captured

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Rocket Alert in Gaza Belt

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Indiana’s GOP Governor Tours Israel with Eyes on the White House

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Bus Stoned Near Maaleh Shomron

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Argentina’s President Adopts Jewish Godson

December 26, 2014 - 10:31 AM
 
Iron Dome Redeployed Near Netivot and Be’er Sheva

December 26, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Brooklyn Jews Tackle Man Who Shot Colleague in Robbery Attempt

December 26, 2014 - 10:03 AM
 
‘Slight Improvement’ in Life-threatening Condition of Firebomb Victim

December 26, 2014 - 10:02 AM
 
Latest Election Poll Results

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Uri Bank Gets Bennett’s Endorsement

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2 Border Police Stabbed Near Jerusalem Old City

December 26, 2014 - 7:04 AM
 
Parisian Kosher Restaurant Second Anti-Semitic Gun Attack This Week

December 26, 2014 - 12:08 AM
 
Breaking News: 11-Year-Old Girl Fighting For Her Life Following Arab Terror Attack

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Jerusalem Okays Homes for Ramot Community that Media call a ‘Settlement’

December 25, 2014 - 8:29 PM
 
Jet Blue Flying Cops Free to NYC Slain Officers’ Funerals

December 25, 2014 - 7:52 PM
 
Zoabi Sues Likud MK Danon for Video Showing Her as Pro-Terror

December 25, 2014 - 7:46 PM
 
Charges Dropped and File Closed in Latrun Monastery Attack

December 25, 2014 - 7:29 PM
 
Updated: 11 Year Old Girl Seriously Injured in Firebomb Attack [video]

December 25, 2014 - 7:03 PM
 
Intel: Abdullah — the Last Hashemite King of Jordan

December 25, 2014 - 4:23 PM
 
ISIS Facebook Fans Stuck in Israel

December 25, 2014 - 3:47 PM
 
US Suspects ISIS Did Not Down Jordanian F-16

December 25, 2014 - 3:45 PM
 
Latest Election Poll

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Sister of American IDF Lone Soldier Killed in Summer War Makes aliyah

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Birthright Winter Season Begins as Thousands of Young Jews Arrive in Israel

December 25, 2014 - 2:35 PM
 
New Billboards Target NY Times for Anti-Israel Reporting

December 25, 2014 - 2:05 PM
 
Million-Dollar ‘Chocolate Bar’: First-Grade Buddies Raise Seven Figures for Rare Disease

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Russian Financial Crisis Spells Devastating Losses for Israeli Farmers

December 25, 2014 - 1:30 PM
 
Update: Bayit Yehudi Finally Has the Education Ministry – and Turns it Down

December 25, 2014 - 1:20 PM
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Posted on: October 1st, 2004

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Modernity has created a culture of dispensability. Everything comes in a convenient size and a disposable plastic bottle.

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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The best movies, as all good works of art, pepper us with insistent questions.

 

Posted on: September 15th, 2004

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Amid the rising action in Disney's "The Lion King," Simba - already a dashing mature lion - follows the monkey, Rafiki, through marshland, until arriving at a loch.

 

Posted on: August 25th, 2004

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Pinpointing modern art's origin yields a confusing situation; leading art history books claim many "fathers" of Modern Art: Gauguin, van Gogh, Whistler's "Portrait of the Artist's Mother" and sometimes Monet's "Impression: Sunrise."

 

Posted on: August 18th, 2004

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Two highly successful artists, the husband and wife team of Emmanuil and Janet Snitkovsky, are currently exhibiting a selection of eight large Judaic paintings at the Chassidic Art Institute in Crown Heights.

 

Posted on: August 4th, 2004

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Artists have a way of calling attention to the things we really need to see.

 

Posted on: July 28th, 2004

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There is Hassidic story about a young boy who attended Yom Kippur services at his local synagogue, and yet could not participate in the High Holiday service because he was illiterate.

 

Posted on: July 21st, 2004

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The sacred is that which is removed, eternal and ultimately untouchable, something we must always have in our lives and yet can never possess.

 

Posted on: July 14th, 2004

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Artists have a way of calling attention to the things we really need to see. Their sensitivity and funny way of thinking shake us up, and demand that we take notice.

 

Posted on: June 9th, 2004

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One hundred years after David Pinski's (1872-1959) "Di Familye Tzvi" was written, the scathing examination of the Jewish world that the play depicts is neither dated nor out of touch with contemporary Jewish life.

 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2004

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"Are you Alfred Nossig?" the waiter asked the middle-aged man at the table.

 

Posted on: May 19th, 2004

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The Jewish Museum has a story to tell in "My America: Art From The Jewish Museum Collection, 1900-1955."

 

Posted on: May 12th, 2004

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Pascal Croci's graphic novel, Auschwitz, begins with a question to a witness from Auschwitz-Birkenau, "How long have you been keeping all this to yourself?"

 

Posted on: April 28th, 2004

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Had Gadya, the playful, threatening and ultimately reassuring song that ends many Seder evenings among Ashkenazi Jews, has a long history in the Haggada.

 

Posted on: April 21st, 2004

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The foundations of a Jewish life may be discerned in three outstanding works of Jewish art that I had the pleasure to preview for the Kestenbaum auction scheduled for March 30, 2004.

 

Posted on: April 14th, 2004

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We all attempt to reap sustenance from the past. Our collective heritage acts as a foundation of cultural values necessary for us to build into the future.

 

Posted on: April 7th, 2004

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Jewish Art has always been burdened by Jewish history.

 

Posted on: March 31st, 2004

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Remember. The commandment to remember reverberates throughout the Torah, starting with the Exodus from Egypt, continuing to Receiving the Torah and finally climaxing in the weekly remembrance of the Sabbath itself. Embedded in the six remembrances is the commandment to, "remember what Amalek did to you on the way" (Devarim 25:17).

 

Posted on: March 24th, 2004

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Authority, as the Gemara in Sanhedrin says, makes the world go round.

 

Posted on: March 17th, 2004

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Mikhail Gleizer was born at the end of the Second World War in the Soviet Ukraine under the reign of the dictator Joseph Stalin.

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